Alison McLeod, chief custodian at Cundles Heights Public School in Barrie, gets ready to put a final polish on one of the north-end Barrie school's hallways on Friday. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Final preparations

Barrie-area schools are getting the white-glove treatment ahead of the first day of school on Tuesday.

Eric Simo makes a return while playing a match against friend Talon Dorazio (not shown) while playing tennis at the Barrie Community Tennis Club. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Serve and volley

Eric Simo makes a return while playing a match against friend Talon Dorazio (not shown) while palying tennis at the Barrie Community Tennis Club.

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Man pulled from pond

ADJALA-TOSORONTIO TWP. - A Hamilton man is in critical condition after being pulled from a pond here early Friday afternoon.

Council chambers at Barrie City Hall. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Khan has Ward 8 all to himself

Michael Hardie's abrupt withdrawal from Barrie's Ward 8 race has left Coun. Arif Khan as the only candidate, so far, in the October municipal election race there.

Distraction thefts

Thefts by distraction from area drug stores have caught the attention of Barrie city police.

No insurance

INNSFIL – A Beeton woman faces a hefty bill for driving without insurance here on Thursday morning.

Driveway impaired

A Barrie woman complained to city police that she should not have been arrested for impaired driving early Friday because she made it to her driveway.

     

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